The Foundations of Computer Science - BSc (Hons) Computing

Do you have a passion for computer science? Always been interested in computer hardware, software or electronics? Then this degree is the perfect foundation from which to build your chosen computing career.

Course details

We have developed this course to offer every student the chance to learn the fundamental role computer science plays in any organisation. Studying in small groups, in our fully equipped, modern computer suites, you will have everything you need to make the most of this degree.

Some of the modules you will study include computer infrastructure, security fundamentals, databases and mobile applications.

You will engage with real-world businesses on live projects, applying the theory and practical skills learnt along the way. Your lecturers have backgrounds in academic research and industry experience, ensuring your studies incorporate the latest, most informed content possible.

As your course progresses, you will be given the opportunity to focus on your chosen computer science topics, building a portfolio and specialisms that will help you with your career prospects.

Studying at the University of Bolton

Our students have voted us No.1 for Student Satisfaction in the North West (Complete University Guide 2021, 2020 and 2019) and value our commitment to both student satisfaction and teaching quality.

We have invested heavily in your future, with purpose-built computer facilities for you to study in, and systems you can access remotely, adding flexibility to your studies. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the latest hardware and software, including OpenStack, a technology developed by Rackspace and NASA.

We believe students should be supported wherever possible and we have developed a set of scholarships and bursaries to offer financial support and security. This includes up to £1,000 for all full-time undergraduates with at least 128 UCAS points.

After graduation

With technology playing an increasingly important role in every organisation, from a small start-up to a multinational corporation, graduating with a computer science degree and a strong portfolio will help you find the job of your choice.

Many of our graduates join IT consultancies, IT departments or start their own company offering any number of computing services, such as mobile application creation and website design.

If you choose to study this computing course at the University of Bolton, then you will be able to apply for jobs in industries from both the public and private sector, including financial services, retail, manufacturing and military.

Find out more

Visit our course page today to find out more information about the course including what you will study, how you will study and how to apply.


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